Canadian Medical Association

Mississauga, Ont.; Queen’s University, 1963; plastic surgery. Died April 20, 2022, aged 82. Survived by his wife Pat, 3 children and 4 grandchildren. “John’s impact on the medical profession spanned 5 decades. A pioneering surgeon, he advanced the profession through his leadership as president of both the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), and as associate editor of the Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, a publication he co-founded in 1992. John was also an educator. He taught countless medical residents, and was a lecturer at the University of Toronto and an examiner for the Medical Council of Canada. To mark his contributions, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the CSPS.”

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